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25 Sep
£92Deutsche Bahn with connection
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26 Sep
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27 Sep
£83Deutsche Bahn
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28 Sep
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
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29 Sep
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£74Deutsche Bahn
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£52Deutsche Bahn
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£47Deutsche Bahn
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7 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
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8 Oct
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
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9 Oct
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
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10 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn
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£47Deutsche Bahn
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£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Train Information to Dortmund from Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£92 (€103)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV

Trains from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £92, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Train between Paris and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn and Thalys

Deutsche Bahn and Thalys trains will get you between Paris and Dortmund from £65. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Dortmund train.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Paris and Dortmund, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Thalys trains from Paris to Dortmund

    The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

    Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Paris to Dortmund on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

    By booking your train from Paris to Dortmund with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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    Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

    The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

    When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Paris to Dortmund
    Travel by train to Dortmund easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Dortmund.
    FAQs
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to Dortmund, Germany?

    Travel between Paris, France and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Germany from France?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

    All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dortmund from Paris as this information can change.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Dortmund, Germany to Paris, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Paris is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Dortmund?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last verified on 23/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dortmund to Paris train here.

    How much does a cheap train to Dortmund from Paris cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Dortmund from Paris for as low as £65  for the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Paris to Dortmund?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Dortmund train prices are on average £92  one way.
    What is the distance from Paris to Dortmund via train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Dortmund via train to be approximately 291 miles (469 km).
    How long is the train from Paris to Dortmund?
    The Paris to Dortmund train duration is on average 6 h 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 291 miles (469 km) between Paris and Dortmund. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Dortmund?

    When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Dortmund, your train can arrive in train stations including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Dortmund Hbf.

    Where is the train station in Paris to go to Dortmund? Where is the train station in Dortmund located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.

    The most popular arrival train station, Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Dortmund.

    What train companies offer a service from Paris to Dortmund?
    For the trip from Paris to Dortmund you can take a train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Paris and Dortmund on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any direct trains to Dortmund from Paris?
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from Paris to Dortmund on Omio with Thalys, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    When is the earliest train from Paris to Dortmund? When is the last train from Paris to Dortmund?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 04: 39. The last train leaves from Paris at 17: 06. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Paris to Dortmund and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy train tickets between Paris and Dortmund to score the best deals?
    If you purchase a train ticket to Dortmund from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £92 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Dortmund from Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Dortmund
    Gare Saint-Lazare
    Amenities
    Paris Gare Montparnasse
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    Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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    Paris Gare de Lyon
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
    Paris Gare de l'Est
    Amenities
    Paris Gare du Nord
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.